Cedric Hardwicke in The Pumpkin Eater

Cedric Hardwicke (1893 - 1964)

Film DeathsEdit

  • Suspicion (1941) [Mr. McLaidlaw]: Mentioned in dialog he dies (I can't exactly remember the scene).
  • The Cross of Lorraine (1943) [Father Sebastian]: Shot to death by Nazi guards for holding a religious service over Wallace Ford's body.
  • Wilson (1944) [Senator Henry Cabot Lodge]: Dies (off-screen) of a stroke, a few years after the movie ends.
  • The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1947) [Ralph Nickelby]: Hangs himself in his attic when two Peelers come to arrest him. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Richard III (1955) [King Edward IV]: Dies of natural causes in his bedroom, with several members of his court gathered around.
  • The Pumpkin Eater (1964) [Jo's Father]: Dies of old age/natural causes, with his daughter (Anne Bancroft) by his bedside.

TV DeathsEdit

  • The Twilight Zone: Uncle Simon (1963) [Simon Polk]: Falls down the basement stairs (breaking his back) when he tries to hit his niece (Constance Ford) with his cane and she snatches the cane away from him. However, he has programmed his personality into the robot he built in order to torment Constance from beyond the grave.

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